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The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
Mark And The Escorts, The Exotics and The Royal Gems play at Montebello Ballroom, Montebello, California, USA.
The Ed Sullivan show in New York City, USA, begins broadcasting in colour, because Studio 50 has become equipped with Norelco Color Cameras. The cameras are specially shielded to counter the magnetic field from subway power station transformers at the rear of the stage. Artists appearing include Dino, Desi And Billy and Eddie Fisher.
Do You Believe in Magic, as a joint entry for the Lovin Spoonful and The Pack, from Calne, enters the Radio London Top 40 singles chart at No35. The Pack's version of the track is produced by legendary UK producer Mickie Most.
Ralf Strunk, vocalist of German heavy rock band Warstone is born in Kiel, Germany, Europe.
Elvis Presley is filming his next movie, Paradise Hawaiian Style at Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
At a birthday party for Mama Cass Elliott, of The Mamas And The Papas, Mama Michelle Phillips begins an affair with Papa Denny Doherty.
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Chris Farlowe And The Thunderbirds play at The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire, England, UK. Their drummer, Carl Palmer, will go on to greater fame with Emerson, Lake And Palmer.
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band play at The Bromel Club, Bromley, Kent, England, UK, Europe.
Sabine Paturel is born in Toulon, Provence, France, Europe. She will find success in the 80s as a pop singer and actress.
A Taste of Honey by Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass enters the Billboard Hot Top 100 Singles chart at No89. It will spend sixteen weeks on the Top 100, peaking at No7 for two weeks.
Barbra Streisand is featured on the cover of the new York News Sunday magazine. The feature inside the magazine states, "Today, at 23, Barbra is the focal point of a show biz cult of fervid fans who applaud her in every medium."
Help! by The Beatles is on top of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA, while (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones is at No1 in the UK.
Jazz pianist Cecil Taylor plays at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Thomas Edward Maxwell is born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. He will find success as the lead singer of the swing revival band Squirrel Nut Zippers. He will write the single Hell from their 1996 platinum-certified album Hot.
Justin Crawford is born in London, England, UK. He will find success first as a member of the Madchester band New Fast Automatic Daffodils, then as a producer under the name Only Child.
Chubby Checker begins a week of cabaret at La Dolce Vita, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, UK.
Peter, Paul And Mary begin a British tour with a show at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK.
Two cover versions of the Buffy Sainte-Marie song The Universal Soldier enter the Billboard's Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA. Donovan's version enters at No84 and Glen Campbell's at No90.
Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers play at The Twisted Wheel, Manchester, England, UK.
Clifford Joseph Price is born in Wolverhampton, England, UK. He will find success as electronic music recording artist, musician and DJ Goldie.
The San Francisco Mime Troupe plays at Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, California, USA.
The Four Dimension play an afternoon show at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
Milt Trenier and Micki Lynn are playing The Scotch Mist, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Singer and actress Sabine Paturel is born in Toulon, France, Europe.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers play at Kirklevington Country Club, Kirklevington, North Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe.
Sabine Paturel is born in Toulon, Provence, France, Europe. She will find success in the 80s as a pop singer and actress.
The Yardbirds record I'm A Man at Chess Studios, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The song is written by Bo Diddley.
The Beach Boys play at The National Guard Armory, Washington DC, USA, supported by The El Corals and Little Wimpy And The New Bedford Set.
The Gentrys are playing at The Whisky A-GoGo, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jefferson Airplane and JC Burris play at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Chuck Berry plays at The Scene, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Tickets cost $2.00.
Dizzy Gillespie is among the jazz stars appearing on the third and last day of The Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, California, USA.
Looners Ltd play at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, England, UK. The group will evolve first into Peter B's Looners, and then into Shotgun Express. The group is led by organist Peter Bardens and includes drummer Mick Fleetwood, later to find fame as a founder of Fleetwood Mac.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.